Art Terms - Oxford Dictionary
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DescriptionWith more than 1,700 entries, The Concise Dictionary of Art Terms is an accessible and comprehensive A-Z guide covering a wide range of terms from the visual art world, including periods, styles, materials, well-known schools, techniques, and much more. Powered by Handmark, in this new edition, the text has been fully revised and updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, and has been expanded with more than 100 new entries, focusing primarily on modern and contemporary art materials and techniques. The Dictionary has been further enhanced with the addition of over 100 web links to selected entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via a companion website. These links add another dimension allowing the reader to see illustrations of various materials and techniques, while providing easy access to important collections that are freely available online. From "abstract art" to "woodcuts," and "The Baroque Revival" to "ziggurats," this highly browsable dictionary is the ideal reference for students of art and all related subjects, for gallery visitors, and anyone else interested in the visual arts.
+ More than 1,700 entries covering periods, styles, materials, well-known schools, foreign terms, techniques, and art historical terms
+ Revised and completely updated content to reflect changes since the last edition in 2001
+ More than 100 new entries covering modern and contemporary art techniques and materials
+ Over 100 entry-level weblinks, accessible and kept updated via a companion website
+ Authored by Michael Clarke, an eminent expert in the field and currently the Director of the National Gallery of Scotland
+ No wireless connection required
What's New in Version 2.0.0+ Updated 2nd Edition
+ Buy one application and use it on your iPhone or iPad, optimized for both devices!
+ Brand-new integrated design is accessible, clear, and easy to use.
+ Added Sounds-like to help find those difficult to spell words.
+ Share entries via email, Facebook and Twitter
+ Tag words with bookmarks or custom tags for easy retrieval.